ccp 90 years

The Year in Review 2011

The year that just passed was an especially busy one for China watchers and journalists. We have put together a slideshow of some of the top stories from 2011, from the CCP’s lavish 90th birthday celebrations to the siege...

Qian Gang: How to Read Hu’s July 1st Speech?

For China Media Project, Qian Gang analyzes President Hu Jintao’s keynote speech July 1 for the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party: In Hu Jintao’s July 1 speech to commemorate the Party’s 90th...

Is Hu Jintao Just Buying Time?

China Media Project analyzes President Hu Jintao’s keynote speech on the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party: The Party’s legacy was described as an unqualified success, a faultless saga of...

Jeffrey Wasserstrom: Whose Road Led to Hu’s China?

With the CCP celebrating its 90th birthday tomorrow, Jeffrey Wasserstrom which past leader actually had the most influence in building today’s China: What kinds of historical echoes sound loudest in today’s China? And...

Repackaging the Revolutionary Classics of China

On the eve of the 90th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party, a nostalgia for red songs is sweeping China, according to this New York Times article: China has boomed during three decades of economic reform, and has in many...

Wall Street Journal: The Chinese Awakening

The Wall Street Journal comments on the movement of self-declared independent candidates who are running for local elections in China and using social media to get their message out, on the eve of the CCP’s 90th birthday...

China Closes Tibet to Foreigners Ahead of Anniversary

July 1 marks the 90th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party, and to prepare for the festivities, the government is barring all foreigners from traveling to Tibet. From Reuters: China, sensitive to instability or any other...



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